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Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia japonica 'Leyla Zana'
» English Description
Italian CS, Notiziario, 2002 No.2, p.3 with colour photo; Imbricated formal double, diameter 9-11 cm x 4-5 cm deep. Petals 48-61, oval, blade incurved, margin regular, colour red-orange fading to red in the centre. No stamens or petaloids. Some thin to medium radial stripes of darker colour. Leaves 7-8.5 cm x 3.5-4 cm, elliptic, acuminate, margin finely serrate, upper surface dark green, lower surface yellowish green. Growth open, average rate, flowers early to mid-season. Originated by Vincenzo Melevendi, Genoa, Italy, first flowered in 1992. Raised from a sport of ‘Principessa Clotilde’ (Clotilde)